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Google’s anti-malware initiative is an utter failure

Google is having a rough time lately, but it’s not all directed at its misguided Pixel 2 release. It seems that the company’s ‘Play Protect’ anti-malware background software has scored the lowest of low when put to the test. Play Protect released alongside Android Oreo, attempting to quash fears of …

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Google to face shortage of its Pixel 2 smartphones

Last year, Google suffered a lingering shortage of its first generation Pixel and Pixel XL devices as they launched around the world. It seems like Groundhog Day for the company as the same thing is in, or rather, not in store for its flagship Pixel 2 smartphones. The shortage seems …

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Google Pixel users experiencing SMS bug since Oreo update

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On the eve of the Pixel 2’s release, Google handsets are reportedly experiencing a bug that is seemingly connected to the Android 8.0 update. Devices running Oreo, which is currently limited to Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, could be prone to errors in receiving text messages. The problem was publicly …

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OnePlus dialling down its data collection amid controversy

OnePlus attracted a lot of attention last week when it was revealed that the company had been found collecting personal data without its users’ consent. Understandably, this prompted an outcry from OnePlus handset owners that has resulted in the firm scaling down its intrusive data collection methods. The controversy arose …

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